Each year during WKU’s May term, Dr. Josh Durkee assembles a group of eight...
Here’s a listing of recent awards and honors from WKU programs and departments: Advising: Best Expectation Program receives national honor A WKU program designed to help students be successful is being honored by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Best Expectation Programs (BEP), an advising program administered by the Academic Advising & Retention Center, was […]
The Office of Scholar Development (OSD) has awarded 17 WKU students a total of $38,450 in Lifetime Experience Grants in the 2012-13 academic year. The Lifetime Experience (LTE) Grant program was made possible with funding from the WKU Sisterhood, John and Jacque Hughes Jarve, the Office of Scholar Development, the Honors College at WKU and […]
With a first-place finish in multimedia and a third-place finish in photojournalism, WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting placed fifth overall in the 53rd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program. WKU has finished among the nation’s top eight in the Hearst overall competition for 20 consecutive years and won the national title in 2005, 2001 and […]
Here’s a traffic advisory from WKU Parking & Transportation: Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Russellville Road at the CSX overpass from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday (May 22) while work is being performed in preparation for an improvement project that will occur later in the summer. WKU Police Department will be […]
What do the Symphony at WKU, WKU Alumni Association, Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters, North China Electric Power University, Beijing Language and Culture University, Hebei University, Western iMedia, Gordon Ford College of Business, Chinese Flagship, Potter College of Arts & Letters, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, WKU Public Affairs and the Confucius Institute at WKU have […]
The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children announced Thursday (May 16) that Dr. Julia Link Roberts was re-elected as one of seven members of the Executive Committee. Dr. Roberts is the Mahurin Professor of Gifted Education at WKU and Executive Director of The Center for Gifted Studies and the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of […]
The Lady Topper softball team will make history later today. In this week’s View from the Hill, Amy Bingham talks to the team about appearing in its first-ever NCAA tournament.
A testing session for horse safety reins is one example of the value of WKU’s Engineering-Manufacturing-Commercialization Center, EMCC manager Ron Rizzo says. “The EMCC was created to provide services like this to the community and to industry,” Rizzo said. “Working on creation of the standard is a significant accomplishment for us to be a part […]
Campus news: ‘Spaceship Earth’ opens at planetarium; faculty member authors 3 chapters in financial planning book
Here is a listing of news from WKU departments and programs: Planetarium: ‘Spaceship Earth’ will be presented through June 23 We live on a world that just will not sit still. Join Hardin Planetarium’s staff for Spaceship Earth, a new, multimedia full-dome presentation exploring the many ways that we humans are hurtling through our universe. […]
Campus news: 2014 SOKY Book Fest headliner selected; Century employees complete training; purchasing director honored
Here is a listing of news from WKU departments and programs: Book Fest: Charlaine Harris to headline 2014 event New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris will headline the 16th annual Southern Kentucky Book Fest scheduled for April 26, 2014. Born and raised in the Mississippi River Delta area, Harris has been writing for 30 […]